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Theocritus

(315 BC - 260 BC / Greece)

For a Tripod Erected by Damoteles to Bacchus


The precentor Damoteles, Bacchus, exalts
Your tripod, and, sweetest of deities, you.
He was champion of men, if his boyhood had faults;
And he ever loved honour and seemliness too.

Submitted: Monday, September 24, 2012

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